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Dappy charged with assault outside Essex nightclub

N-Dubz star Dappy has been charged with assault.

Essex Police said that the alleged incident took place outside a nightclub in Chelmsford, Essex in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, February 27).

Dappy aka Costadinos Contostavlos arrives at Guildford Crown Court to be sentenced for charges of Afray

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A police spokesman stated: "Costadinos Contostavlos, aged 26, from Sandridge, St Albans, has been charged with an assault by beating following an incident outside a nightclub in Moulsham Street in Chelmsford in the early hours of February 27.

"He has been released on bail prior to his appearance at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on March 19."

Dappy posted a message on Twitter in the early hours of this morning, but he did not reference the alleged incident.

Dappy in the Diary Room

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Dappy appeared on the most recent series of Celebrity Big Brother

He posted: "Had a great night in Chicagos. Crowd was amazing."

Earlier this week, Dappy and fellow Celebrity Big Brother housemate Luisa Zissman hinted that they may be romantically involved with each other.

He also avoided bankruptcy recently after paying a tax bill of over £140,000.
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